Financial Aid

Financial aid programs provide support for students to help meet the costs of going to college. Funding for financial aid programs is provided by the government, schools, and other public and private sources.


Free money typically based on specific criteria such as an achievement or financial need. Tip: Remember play sports, volunteer, and get involved in extracurricular activities! It will help you when you apply for scholarships!

AB 540 Students

AB 540 allows qualified undocumented students to be exempt from paying higher out-of-state tuition at public colleges and universities in California. Students are eligible for the AB 540 exemption if they meet ALL of the following requirements: -Attend a California high school for three years -Graduate from a California high school -Fill out an affidavit that says you will apply for US residency as soon as possible

Foster Youth Grants

A foster youth is defined as any child who has been removed from the custody of their parent(s) or guardian(s) by the juvenile court, and placed in a group home or foster home. The child is under the direct supervision of a county social worker or probation officer.